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Revision as of 19:31, 20 December 2011

This page will be used to help manage the adopt-a-wiki-page program. Societies or other organizations that request to adopt one or more pages will be added to the list. Some of the requests originate through email requests, others come in as a post to the Forum thread. The steps needed to complete the adoption will be tracked here on this page.

Contents

Requests received for topic pages

Guild of One-Name Studies (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/24, Ben
Received From Guild of One-Name Studies
Adoption sign wording Yes
Logo received Yes
Link to their website http://www.one-name.org
List of pages to adopt The Guild of One-Name Studies page
Date finalized and link to the template 9/22; Template:Adoption Guild of One Name Studies

Pennington Research Association (in progress)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/31, Ben
Received From Pennington Research Association
Adoption sign wording pending confirmation
Logo received pending response
Link to their website www.PenningtonResearch.org
List of pages to adopt TBD
Date finalized and link to the template x

Federation of Genealogical Societies (in progress)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/31, Ben
Received From Thomas MacEntee/FGS 2011 Publicity Chair
Adoption sign wording pending response
Logo received pending response
Link to their website http://www.fgs.org
List of pages to adopt various
Date finalized and link to the template -

Requests received for United States pages




Alaska (in progress)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 10/28/2010 AdkinsWH
Received From Colleen Pustola, Alaska Trails to the Past
Adoption sign wording Pending
Logo received n
Link to their website www.alaskaweb.org
List of pages to adopt Alaska and all boroughs and census areas
Date finalized and link to the template x

Arkansas (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment Nathan Murphy and AdkinsWH
Received From 2 Nov? Betsy Mills, Arkansas GenWeb Project
Adoption sign wording confirmed
Logo received yes
Link to their website www.argenweb.net
List of pages to adopt Arkansas and all its counties and topic pages
Date finalized and link to the template 4 Nov 2010; Template:Adoption ARGenWeb

California (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 1 Sep 2010
Received From California State Genealogical Alliance
Adoption sign wording confirmed
Logo received yes
Link to their website http://www.csga.com
List of pages to adopt California state page and all record pages linked to the state page. Counties will be encouraged to adopt the county pages. Consequently, we should have more adoption requests coming in the near future for all the CA county pages. Note: Statewide organizations adopt individual counties as a group. There will be a way for the county coordinators or representatives to link to the county page as well. AdkinsWH 22:36, 5 November 2010 (UTC)
Date finalized and link to the template 15 Sep 2010; Template:Adoption CA State Genealogical Alliance

California, Orange County (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 2 Sep 2010; Fran
Received From Genealogical Society of North Orange County California
Adoption sign wording -
Logo received y/n
Link to their website http://www.gsnocc.org
List of pages to adopt Orange County, California
Date finalized and link to the template

28 Sep 2010 Template:Adoption Genealogical Society North Orange County California

California, San Diego County (in progress)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 10/21/2010 Wilma
Received From San Diego Genealogical Society
Adoption sign wording Approved
Logo received no Requested again on 12/17/10
Link to their website (old) and (new)
List of pages to adopt San Diego County, California and all related pages
Date finalized and link to the template x

California, San Mateo County (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 9/19/2010, Ben
Received From San Mateo County Genealogical Society; Cath Trindle
Adoption sign wording This page has been adopted by The San Mateo County Genealogical Society and its members
Logo received yes
Link to their website www.smcgs.org
List of pages to adopt San Mateo County, California
Date finalized and link to the template 10/15/2010HasletonEE   Template:Adoption San Mateo CA Gen Soc

California, Santa Barbara County (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 2 Sep 2010; Fran
Received From Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society
Adoption sign wording confirmed
Logo received yes; Santa_Barbara_County_Genealogical_Society_Logo.png
Link to their website http://www.sbgen.org
List of pages to adopt Santa Barbara County, California
Date finalized and link to the template 3 Sep 2010 Template:Adoption Santa Barbara Genealogical Society

Connecticut (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment  01/07/2011 Jenson1
Amdocs Case #  1934629
Received From (organization)
 USGen CT Archives /Jo Branch
Adoption sign wording received?
 CTUSGen Web
Logo received?  yes
Link to their website  usgwarchives.net/ct/ctfiles.htm
Pages to adopt (include total # of pages requested)
 Connecticut /Counties/Topics 35 pages
Date finalized and link to the template  1/12/2011

Colorado (status)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 10/8/2010 AdkinsWH
Received From Margaret Kamigaki, Longmont Colorado Genealogical Society
Adoption sign wording N/A
Logo received Yes
Link to their website http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~colgs/
List of pages to adopt Longmont, Colorado
Date finalized and link to the template 11/23/2010 Template:Adoption Longmont Colorado


Delaware (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 3 Nov 2010 Nathan Murphy and AdkinsWH
Received From Gayle Triller
Adoption sign wording Typical
Logo received y
Link to their website http://www.DEGenWeb.org www.DEGenWeb.org
List of pages to adopt Delaware and its counties
Date finalized and link to the template 11/4/2010 Template:Adoption DEGenWeb

Florida (Complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment  1/10/2011 Jenson1
Received From  Patrice Green
Adoption sign wording  The FLGenWeb Project
Logo received  https://wiki.familysearch.org/en/images/e/e3/Flgenlogo100.png
Link to their website  www.flgenweb.org/
List of pages to adopt  Florida state page,County pages, and topics pages 102 pages
Date finalized and link to the template  1/12/2011

Illinois (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/23; Ben
Received From Illinois State Genealogical Society, Thomas MacEntee
Adoption sign wording confirmed 8/23
Logo received yes
Link to their website confirmed 8/23
List of pages to adopt Illinois state page and several topic pages
Date finalized and link to the template 8/31, Template:Adoption ISGS

Indiana (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 9/8; Ben
Received From Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana; Stan Follis
Adoption sign wording confirmed 9/9
Logo received yes
Link to their website confirme 9/9 
List of pages to adopt Allen County, Indiana
Date finalized and link to the template 9/22, Template:Adoption Allen County Genealogical Society of Indiana

Kentucky, Clark County (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/2, Murphynw
Received From Hidden Ancestors
Adoption sign wording Yes
Logo received Yes
Link to their website http://www.hiddenancestors.com/
List of pages to adopt Clark County, Kentucky
Date finalized and link to the template 9/22; Template:Adoption Hidden Ancestors

Kentucky (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/3/2010 AdkinsWH, Nathan Murphy
Received From Jane Colmeneres, KYGenWeb
Adoption sign wording Confirmed
Logo received Y
Link to their website www.kygenweb.net
List of pages to adopt Kentucky and counties (minus Clark County)
Date finalized and link to the template 11/4/2010 Template:Adoption KYGenWeb


Louisiana, DeSoto Parish (Completed)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/5/10 AdkinsWH 11/10/2010
Received From Jane Keppler, LAGenWeb county coordinator
Adoption sign wording Approved
Logo received Received 12/17/10
Link to their website http://www.countygenweb.com/DeSotoParishLA/homepage.htm
List of pages to adopt DeSoto Parish, Louisiana
Date finalized and link to the template 12/17/10 Template:Adoption LAGenWeb


Maine (Contact adopter)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/31; Ben Note: the website is not informative, is really more of a request for business. Should this qualify?AdkinsWH
Received From The Scots in America
Adoption sign wording pending confirmation
Logo received pending response
Link to their website http://scotsinamerica.wordpress.com/
List of pages to adopt Maine; Scotland History
Date finalized and link to the template -

Maine -- Second requestor

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 3 Nov 2010 AdkinsWH
Received From Tina Vickery, MEGenWeb
Adoption sign wording x
Logo received n
Link to their website x
List of pages to adopt x
Date finalized and link to the template x

Massachusetts (Contact adopter)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/23; Ben Note: the website is not informative, is really more of a request for business. Should this qualify?AdkinsWH
Received From Christine Sharbrough (RootsWorks Research)
Adoption sign wording confrimed
Logo received yes
Link to their website http://www.rootsworks.com 
List of pages to adopt Massachusetts and all the county pages
Date finalized and link to the template 9/2 proof sent pending confirmation, Template:Adoption RootsWorks Research

Montana  (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment  01/07/2011 Jenson1
Amdocs Case # ***
Received From (organization)
 Great Falls Genealogy Society/Linda Long
Adoption sign wording received?
 Great Falls Genealogy Society
Logo received?  Just Name no Logo
Link to their website  greatfallsgenealogy.org
Pages to adopt (include total # of pages requested)
 Montana State 1 page
Date finalized and link to the template  1/12/2011



New Jersey (in progress)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 28 Jan 2011   Jenson1
Amdocs Case # Forums case
Received From (organization/contact) NJGenWeb/ Denise Wells mailto:dawells2@aol.com
Adoption sign wording received? yes/no
Logo received? yes/no
Link to their website mailto:SCNewJersey@gmail.com
Pages to adopt (be specific; include # of pages) New Jersey State page and All Counties  22 Pages
Date finalized and link to the template x

North Carolina (In process)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 12/16/2010 AdkinsWH
Received From ***
Adoption sign wording confirmed
Logo received
Link to their website
List of pages to adopt
Date finalized and link to the template

Ohio (complete) 

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/25; Ben
Received From Hamilton County, Ohio Genealogical Society
Adoption sign wording confrimed
Logo received yes - Image:HcgslogoSm.gif
Link to their website http://www.hcgsohio.org/
List of pages to adopt Hamilton County, Ohio and Cincinnati, Ohio
Date finalized and link to the template 8/31, Template:Adoption HCGS

Oklahoma - Seminole Indian Tribe, I.T. (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/2/2010 AdkinsWH
Received From Linda Simpson, Seminole Indian Tribe
Adoption sign wording OK
Logo received Y
Link to their website www.seminolenation-indianterritory.org
List of pages to adopt Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, Seminole Indian Reservation (Oklahoma)
Date finalized and link to the template 11/23/2010 Template:Adoption Seminole Nation, I.T.

Oregon (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 10/19/2010 Wilma
Received From Genealogical Council of Oregon, Beverly Rice
Adoption sign wording x
Logo received Image:Genealogical Council of Oregon logo.jpg
Link to their website Genealogical Council of Oregon
List of pages to adopt Oregon and its counties
Date finalized and link to the template Nov 29,2010 Template:Adoption Genealogical Council of Oregon

Pennsylvania, Clarion County (in process)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/22, Ben
Received From Clarion County Genealogy and History (a PAGenWeb Project)
Adoption sign wording Confrimed
Logo received No; pending response
Link to their website http://clarioncounty.info/
List of pages to adopt Clarion County, Pennsylvania
Date finalized and link to the template pending response, Template:Adoption Clarion County PAGenWeb

Pennsylvania (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/22; Ben
Received From Nathan Zipfel/PA-Roots (a PAGenWeb Project)
Adoption sign wording confrimed
Logo received yes
Link to their website Confrimed
List of pages to adopt All of Pennsylvania (excluding Clarion County pending response from patron above)
Date finalized and link to the template 9/3 CompleteTemplate:Adoption PA-Roots

Tennessee

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/21; Ben and Nathan Murphy
Received From Billie McNamara/TNGenNet, Inc. (TNGenWeb Project) for all of Tennessee; and Kathryn Hopkins (TNGenWeb) for Bedford and Coffee counties
Adoption sign wording Confirmed
Logo received Yes. 
Link to their website http://www.tngenweb.org/
List of pages to adopt All Tennessee pages
Date finalized and link to the template 10/11/10 Template:Adoption TNGenWeb

Texas

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 25 Oct Nathan Murphy and AdkinsWH
Received From Jane Colmeneras, TXGenWeb
Adoption sign wording Typical
Logo received Y
Link to their website [http//www.txgenweb.org www.txgenweb.org]
List of pages to adopt Texas and each county
Date finalized and link to the template 27 Oct 2010 Template:Adoption TXGenWeb

Utah (complete)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/4/2010 AdkinsWH
Received From Marilyn Markham, Utah Genealogical Association
Adoption sign wording Typical
Logo received Utah GS Logo.jpg (page name error by Wilma)
Link to their website http://www.infouga.org
List of pages to adopt Utah and each county
Date finalized and link to the template 29 Nov 2010 Template:Adoption Utah Genealogical Association

Wisconsin (in process)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 3 Nov 2010 AdkinsWH
Received From Tina Vickery, WIGenWeb Project
Adoption sign wording x
Logo received n
Link to their website
List of pages to adopt x
Date finalized and link to the template x

Requests received for worldwide location pages

Canada, British Columbia (in process)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/11/2010 AdkinsWH
Received From British Columbia GS
Adoption sign wording pending confirmation
Logo received pending response
Link to their website
List of pages to adopt British Columbia and all its pages
Date finalized and link to the template -

Scotland History (contact adopter)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 8/31; Ben Note: the website is not informative, is really more of a request for business. Should this qualify?AdkinsWH
Received From The Scots in America
Adoption sign wording pending confirmation
Logo received pending response
Link to their website http://scotsinamerica.wordpress.com/
List of pages to adopt Maine; Scotland History
Date finalized and link to the template -

Requests received for organizations

Dallas Genealogical Society (completed)

Request Processing Steps Status of Each Step
Date Requested and staff assignment 11/15/2010 janellv
AMDOCS Case #

1873083
Received From Tony Hanson
Adoption sign wording
Confirmed
Logo received
yes
Link to their website http://www.dallasgenealogy.org
List of pages to adopt Dallas Genealogical Society
Date finalized and link to the template Template:Adoption Dallas Genealogical Society

 

Pages Available for Adoption in the United States

If a state is not listed in this table, all of the following pages are adopted already:

Locality State Page County Pages Topic Pages
Alabama Open Open Open
Alaska Taken All Taken Open
Arizona Open Open Open
Arkansas Taken All Taken All Taken
California Taken Most open (taken: Orange, San Diego, San Mateo, Santa Barbara) All Taken
Colorado Open
Most open (taken: BacaRio Blanco, city of Longmont) Open
Connecticut Taken All Taken All Taken
Delaware Taken All Taken Open
Florida Taken All Taken All Taken
Georgia Open Open Open
Hawaii Taken All Taken All Taken
Idaho Taken Open Open
Illinois Taken Open Some taken
Indiana Open Taken (taken: Indiana Genealogical Society)
Open
Indiana Open Most open (taken: Allen)
Open
Iowa Open Open Open
Kansas Open Open Open
Kentucky Taken All Taken Open
Louisiana Open Most open (taken: DeSoto) Open
Massachusetts Taken Requested Open
Michigan Open Open Open
Minnesota Open Open Open
Mississippi Open Open Open
Missouri Open Open Open
Montana Taken Open Open
Nebraska Open Open Open
Nevada Open Open Open
New Hampshire Open Open Open
New Jersey Taken All Taken Open
New Mexico Open Open Open
New York Open Open Open
North Carolina Taken All Taken Taken
North Dakota Open Open Open
Ohio Open Most open (taken: Cincinnati, Hamilton, Lake) Open
Oklahoma Open Most open (taken: Seminole Reservation) Open
Oregon Taken All Taken Open
Lane County,Oregon Taken All Taken Open
Pennsylvania Taken All Taken Open
Rhode Island Open Open Open
South Carolina Open Open Open
South Dakota Open Open Open
Tennessee Taken All Taken All Taken
Texas Taken All Taken Taken
Utah Taken All Taken Open
Vermont Open Open Open
Virginia Open Open Open
Washington Open Open Open
West Virginia Open Open Open
Wisconsin Requested Requested Requested
Wyoming Open Open Open

For those updating the table above, be sure to also update this table.

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